General Utility Technician

ISP Freetown Fine Chemicals Inc
Are you the kind of person that is always thinking, sketching, seeking, and adjusting? Who needs to understand how things work and then figure out how they can work better? Are you a passionate, tenacious, solver who loves to work with others who share your drive? Are you positive, constructive, and ingenious?
Are you always solving?
Then we'd like to meet you and bet you'd like to meet us!
Ashland has an exciting opportunity for a General Utility Technician to join our Specialty Ingredients business at our Freetown, MA location. This is a very visible, significant role within the Company and the Manufacturing function. This position will report to the Maintenance Manager.
The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following:
Lubrication of facility equipment
Upkeep and repair of paint and coatings for facility piping and steel work.
General facility maintenance, assist mechanics as needed.
Required to learn our environmental and responsible care policies
Required to learn the Maximo CMMS
Cross-function with other trades, production, as well as engineering personnel.
Understanding of MS Products
Other duties as required
In order to be qualified for this role, you must possess the following:
High School diploma or equivalent is required.
Some technical education (trade school, or previous related on-the-job training, which could include military) is preferred.
General experience with and knowledge of mechanical equipment is required.
Must have the flexibility and ability to work overtime and be available for emergency call in as required.
Heavy weight lifting and pulling (up to 40 lbs.)
Climb ladders up to 25ft. high.as well as working on roofs.
Must be able to drive a fork truck (training will be provided); a valid driver's license is required
In more than 100 countries, the people of Ashland LLC. (NYSE: ASH) provide the specialty chemicals, technologies and insights to help customers create new and improved products for today and sustainable solutions for tomorrow. Our chemistry is at work every day in a wide variety of markets and applications, including architectural coatings, automotive, construction, energy, personal care and pharmaceutical. Visit www.ashland.com to see the innovations we offer.
At Ashland our vision is to be a leading, global specialty chemicals company whose inspired and engaged employees add value to all we touch. In fact our people, employees, customers and vendors define who we are. They are the driving force behind everything we do.
Not only do we value our customers but we value our employees, and we work to offer them a dynamic and challenging environment. We hold ourselves to high standards at Ashland, and we value integrity and honesty.
Ashland has a history of attracting the best people and keeping them. The reasons are simple: industry competitive salary and benefits, pay-for-performance incentive plans and a diverse work environment where employees feel challenged and valued. People come to Ashland and stay. As a growing Fortune 500 specialty chemicals company, we offer opportunities for development and advancement throughout our global organization. Our values define who we are and what we care about as a company. If you are looking for a relationship with a company instead of simply a job, this may be a great fit.
Ashland is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. NOTE: We do not accept resumes from external staffing agencies or independent recruiters for any of our openings unless we have a signed recruiting agreement in place to fill a specific position.

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